4 Entry Level District HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Officer Job Placements – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    District HIV/AIDS Care and
Treatment Officer (4 Entry Level Job Careers)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Funding Source: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Field
Office Coordinator

Vacancy Code:  DCTO X003

 

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

With funding from  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR, and in partnership with MoH and respective District Local
Governments, IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the West
Nile region of Uganda under the project “Accelerating and Sustaining HIV
Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in West-Nile Region of Uganda under the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2020-2025”. The project
supports the 12 districts of; Arua, Maracha, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Koboko,
Yumbe, Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani, Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.

 

Job Summary: The
District HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Officer will provide technical assistance
to ensure timely and quality attainment and sustenance of HIV epidemic control
interventions in supported districts.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

·       
Design,
monitor and report on key activities related to HIV/AIDS/TB treatment scale up.

·       
Support
mentoring activities for HCWs in relation to HIV/AIDS/TB care and treatment.

·       
Support
roll out of National HIV treatment guidelines and related guidelines in HIV/TB
care.

·       
Provide
on call/distance TA support for the handling of complicated HIV/AIDS/TB cases.

·       
Support
Quality Assurance of HIV//TB services at facilities and recommend corrective
action.

·       
Provide
technical assistance in planning related to HIV/AIDS/TB care and treatment

·       
Provide
team lead roles for the field office technical supervisory teams.

 




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and surgery.

·       
Postgraduate
training in project planning and management will be an added advantage.

·       
Specialized
training in HIV/AIDS management will be an added advantage.

·       
Active
Registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council required.

·       
At least
2-3 years of HIV/AIDS/TB clinical experience.

·       
Experience
in providing technical Assistance to large scale HIV HSS interventions within
MoH structures and systems.

·       
Comprehensive
knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS/TB management.

·       
Good
working knowledge of HIV/AIDS/TB programs, strategies, processes and techniques
used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of HIV/AIDS programs.

·       
Excellent
communication& interpersonal skills plus the ability to work effectively in
a team.

·       
Knowledge
of USG programming policies and regulations

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address. Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug

 

Key Notes:

·       
IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

·       
Internal
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

·       
Make
sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

·       
Indicate
the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

·       
Please
note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

·       
Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

The Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda

 

Deadline:  4th October 2020

 

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